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Teaching Secondary History


Heather Sharp, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Jonathon Dallimore, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Alison Bedford, University of Southern Queensland, Martin Kerby, University of Southern Queensland, James Goulding, University of Sydney, Treesa Clare Heath, University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Darius von Güttner, University of Melbourne, Louise Zarmati, University of Tasmania


Teaching Secondary History provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of teaching History to years 7–12 in Australian schools. Engaging directly with the Australian Curriculum, this text introduces pre-service teachers to the discipline of History. It builds on students' historical knowledge, thinking and skills and offers practical guidance on how to construct well-rounded History lessons for students. From inquiry strategies and teacher- and student-centred practice, to embedding the cross-curriculum priorities in planning and assessment, this text supports the…

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Key features

  • Bridges the gap between theory and practice in the classroom
  • Provides current and effective support for pre-service teachers in Australia
  • Introduces the discipline of History and its particular skills, knowledges, curriculum context and pedagogical approaches by drawing on research and teacher practice

About the book

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  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 16 June 2022
    • ISBN: 9781108969987
    • Dimensions (mm): 244 x 170 mm
    • Weight: 0.535kg
    • Page extent: 268 pages
    • Availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 15 October 2021
    • ISBN: 9781108980081

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